Lik Lik Bilum

 

  • The Skin Pik design is local to Goroka and symbolizes when when women came together to eat, those with higher status were treated to finer parts of the pig, the women of lower status were left to wait. The design speaks of independence and empowerment.
  • This Bilum is handwoven from 100% wool yarn using traditional weaving techniques.
  • Small size body and long strap length.
  • Adornments sold separately.

15cm wide
17cm high
116cm strap

Artisan weaver Aloma Joel, 29, lives with her husband and three children in Fanuifa, a small village in Goroka. Aloma uses the income she earns from bilum to support her family and provide schooling for her children. Aloma’s signature pattern is the Kundu design, a tribute to her mother who taught her the art of weaving.

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To clean bag, remove pom pom and tassel, cold machine wash and line dry.

* Adornments sold separately

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